Citizens and Media Against Corruption (CMAC)
ID: 352606Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

Bosnia USAID-Herzegovina (USAID-BOS)

Award Range

$10M - $10M

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Community Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Feb 23, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Mar 25, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The Bosnia USAID-Herzegovina is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement for the Citizens and Media Against Corruption (CMAC) Activity. This funding opportunity is open to qualified local organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The CMAC activity aims to combat corruption and promote transparency in the country. The deadline for submission of applications is March 25, 2024, at 03:00 p.m. Sarajevo time. Interested applicants can find more information in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and can contact Sanela Pasanovic, the Acquisition - Assistant Specialist, at ssalkic@usaid.gov for any inquiries.

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Similar Opportunities
Upholding Democracy, Empowering Civil Society, the Judiciary, and Increasing Transparency in Croatia
U.S. Mission to Croatia
The U.S. Mission to Croatia, through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), is seeking to support projects that aim to increase the capacity and resilience of civil society, advance the rule of law, and promote transparency in Croatia. The projects should focus on the following areas: 1. Monitoring and Advocacy: Assessing progress in democracy and transparency efforts, advocating for policy reforms, and strengthening the capacity of civil society to counter anti-democratic trends. 2. Capacity Building: Enhancing the capacity and resilience of civil society organizations to counter anti-democratic trends, conduct advocacy and research, and serve as effective watchdogs. 3. Judicial Training and Reform: Providing specialized training for judges, prosecutors, and investigators to improve the adjudication of human rights cases, enhance judicial independence, and strengthen the rule of law. This includes improving the capacity, accountability, and independence of judges, prosecutors, investigators, oversight institutions, and lawyers. 4. Government Transparency: Increasing transparency in government operations, particularly in public procurement processes, and ensuring that information is freely available and accessible to the public. 5. Empowering Citizens and Improving Access to Justice: Enhancing citizen participation in democracy and governance processes, strengthening whistleblower protections to encourage reporting of corruption and wrongdoing, and improving access to justice for all citizens, especially marginalized communities. This also involves raising public awareness about corruption. Applicants must clearly define their project goals and outcomes, set measurable objectives, rationalize their methodology, and identify specific performance metrics. They are encouraged to formulate sustainable and impactful projects aligned with their organizations' long-term goals, incorporating a robust public communication strategy. Proposals should address potential implementation challenges and detail strategies for risk mitigation. Eligible applicants include not-for-profit organizations, think tanks, civil society/non-governmental organizations, and public and private educational institutions based in Croatia. The total estimated program funding is $500,000, with an award ceiling of $150,000 and an award floor of $50,000. It is expected that approximately 15 awards will be granted. The deadline for submission is July 22, 2024. For more information and to access the NOFO and application, please visit the following link: [NOFO and applications for programs that strengthen the rule of law; promote transparency; and bolster civil society in Croatia](https://hr.usembassy.gov/funding-opportunity-upholding-democracy-empowering-civil-society-the-judiciary-and-increasing-transparency-in-croatia/). For any inquiries, you may contact Zagreb PD Section at zagrebpdgrants@state.gov.